If having the best and most advanced kitchen equipment is important to you, consider the following models, which are among the best toasters of 2011. With components that allow for poaching eggs and meat, LCD displays with push button options, and high-quality designs from all the top kitchenware brands, the following list will help you make an informed decision if you are in the market for a brand new toaster.
This toaster will help save time in the morning by making you a complete breakfast all in one. If you love a good breakfast sandwich, then this might be the perfect toaster for you. Combining a quality toaster with an egg poacher and meat warmer, the TEM500 is the ultimate in breakfast technology. This model boasts easy-to-decipher controls and has a frame that can be easily and quickly cleaned.
If you don’t have a whole lot of available space on your kitchen counters, then the CPT-120 could be a good option for you, as it’s specially designed to be compact. Streamlined and forward-facing, it’s made to be smaller than most 2-slice toasters. With easy-to-read LED indicator lights and a 9-setting browning dial, the CPT-120 couldn’t be much more convenient.
This T-Fal toaster is designed to be compact, with a slender design that still can accommodate larger slices of bread. It also comes equipped with an easy-to-read LCD screen that counts down the remaining toasting time. It also comes equipped with a variable browning control with options from 1 to 8.
The TEM4500 is the luxury version of the aforementioned TEM500. This model is top of the line; it can toast 4 slices of bread (or English muffins or bagels), while simultaneously poaching eggs and cooking meat. An addition on this model that is not found on the TEM500 is that it can also hard boil up to 8 eggs at a time, using a special basket that is included with the toaster. Additionally, you can use the heating tray to warm slices of fruit, like tomato or pineapple, to create the ultimate breakfast sandwich.
The Black & Decker T4569B is a highly versatile toaster. It has extra-wide, adjustable slots to accommodate whatever size bread you want to toast. This toaster is perfect for accommodating bagels or frozen pastries or hash browns. It has a special bagel setting that will toast the inside while warming the outside, along with a frozen setting for toasting food from the freezer. With six-setting control knobs that allow you to choose between using only one slot or adjusting the settings for cooking different things in different slots, this toaster is top-of-the-line in terms of kitchen versatility.